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August

Marygrove Home for Children

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual trivia night fundraiser to support our mission of offering services and therapeutic treatment to children who have been the victims of abuse or neglect.  Help with registration, raffles, auction, and more.
When: Friday, August 17 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: SSM DePaul Hospital - May Center (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Gabrielle Ballard at 314-584-6124 or gballard@mgstl.org

RiseUP STL Festival

What: Volunteers are needed for all aspects of our community festival fundraiser, including working food and drink booths, helping with staging and performances, working games, and art and craft booths, and more.
When: Saturday, Aug. 18, anytime between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 16th Street and Washington Avenue (directions via Google Maps)
Contact: Cheri Hutchings at 314-973-0322 or cheri@claredeluneprodcutions.com

The Little Bit Foundation

A nonprofit that works to break down barriers to education for students living in poverty in St. Louis.
What: Volunteers are needed for the Laura's Run for Kids, helping to distribute water, food, medals, facilitate parking and various other race tasks.
When: Saturday, Aug. 25, anytime between 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Corner of 2nd Street and Martin Luther King Drive (directions via Google Maps). Metro-Link accessible.
Contact: Becky Nichols at 314-669-0040 or becky@thelittlebitfoundation.org

International Institute

A nonprofit that provides social services to recent migrants and refugees who have moved to the St. Louis area.
What: Volunteers are needed for the annual Festival of Nations, a community event held in Tower Grove Park that brings together various cultures for a weekend of food, activities, entertainment, and move.  Help with parking, activity booths, food/drinks, set-up, clean-up, etc.
When: Any day Friday, August 24 - Monday, August 27.  Volunteers needed anytime 9:00am - 9:00pm all days.
Where: Tower Grove Park (directions via Google Maps). Metro-Link accessible.
Contact: Sign up by clicking below.  For questions, contact Kelly Moore at moorek@iistl.org

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St. Louis ArtWorks

Community organization that brings arts education and activities to underprivileged youth in the St. Louis area.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Interview Day, assisting our staff with interviewing and selecting youth interns ages 14-18.
When: Saturday, Aug. 25, either 10:00am-Noon, Noon-2:00pm, or both
Where: 5959 Delmar (directions via Google Maps). Metro-Link accessible.
Contact: Bianca Fitzpatrick, 314-899-6995 or biana@stlartworks.org

September

Metropolitan Congregations United

Consortium of churches, synagogues, temples, and other congregations in the St. Louis area who work together for social justice.
What: Volunteers are needed for canvassing and phone banking throughout St. Louis to educate voters around ballot initiatives that bring people-first polices back to Missouri.  Students will learn skills in community outreach, public speaking, and time management.
When: Saturdays, beginning September 1 running through November 6, from 10:00am - 2:00pm
Where: 4501 Westminster St. (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Leah Clyburn at 314-599-1133 or leah@mcustl.com

Ministries United

Group of churches and faith-based institutions serving the Ferguson/Florissant region.
What: Volunteers are needed for our Praise Party for kids, a neighborhood festival offering games, activity booths, tutoring, and more.
When: Saturday, September 1 from Noon - 3:00pm
Where: 14550 New Halls Ferry Rd. (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Shanella Huntley at 314-643-7009 or shanellamarzk@gmail.com

CHADS Coalition for Mental Health

Non-profit that focuses on mental health, well-being, and suicide prevention among youth.
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Illumination Gala fundraiser, assisting with all aspects of the event.
When: Thursday, September 6 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: 14550 New Halls Ferry Rd. (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Shanella Huntley at 314-643-7009 or shanellamarzk@gmail.com

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

Non-profit that provides support and education for families with a member who has Down Syndrome.
What: Volunteers are needed for our New Mother's Luncheon, providing childcare to kids with Down Syndrome ages 0-3 years while their mothers attend a special program.
When: Saturday, September 8 from 10:15am - 2:15pm
Where: Spazio Westport, 12031 Lackland Rd. (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Abigail Beckford at 314-961-2504 or abigailbeckford@dsagsl.org

CommUNITY Arts Festival

Non-profit founded with the goal of communicating, educating, and healing the effects of violence in the St. Louis community.
What: Volunteers are needed for our annual outdoor street festival, assisting with directing traffic, working booths, taking donations, guiding guests, and more!
When: Saturday, September 8 anytime Noon - Midnight
Where: Grandel Square (directions via Google Maps).  Walking distance to SLU's campus.
Contact: Aimee Voyer at communityartsfestivalstl@gmail.com or 314-651-6798.

Clifton Heights Neighborhood Association

What: Volunteers are needed for our annual Party in the Park event, which brings the Clifton Park neighborhood together for an evening of food, music, and more, all to raise money for scholarships for youth in need.  Assist with kids' games and activities, a silent auction, and set-up/take-down.
When: Saturday, September 22 anytime 9:00am-10:00pm
Where: 6245 Simpson Ave. (directions via Google Maps).
Contact: Ed Niethe at 314-914-4979 or contact.chna@gmail.com